Offering myself up for arrest again
The "arrest me" campaign is taking off. Great to see how these things spread and diffuse into the real world.
Three days of anti-war protests in Washington have ended the way protest organisers planned, with the arrest outside the White House of Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war movement's symbolic leader...
The "arrest me" protest had been planned and discussed with Washington area police and emails were sent to media organisations, outlining what would happen and when. more
Ursula Rucker wants to be put on the CIA and FBI watch list. Paris Pompor asks the Amnesty festival singer why.
Plus plus: a nearly overlooked mention but cheers anyway to dailykos for helping to get the "arrest me" message out there.
Would just like to point out that the idea is a kind of independent initiative and does not represent all bloggers let alone all Iraqi bloggers, only those who wish to be arrested in solidarity with others who already have been are campaigning for arrest. Hopefully, this will catch on. Because when I get arrested, I hope to have company. Would also like at this point to point out the plight of bloggers facing the threat of arrest in Iran and China. Update: and Singapore.
Unrelated link duty: see Riverbend.